FL, GA Territory
Ritchie is an Electrical Engineer with a BSEE from Mississippi State University in Starkville MS. Ritchie’s engineer career start at Keesler AFB MS as an EMC/EMI radiated emission and susceptibility Test Engineer. Ritchie moved to Huntsville AL, where he worked on the Kwajalein Missile Range to modernize the Telemetry system and Range Safety UHF system. Then moved to Loral Space and Range in Rockledge FL, where he was the Telemetry lead engineer on the RSA program. For the past few years, Ritchie has been working with Quest Controls in Palmetto FL as the Director of Sales.
Steve has over 20 years of experience in the aerospace and defense market in a variety of technical sales and sales management roles. His experience includes almost every aspect of airborne telemetry applications – from sensors and airborne instrumentation to ground station and networking equipment. He has worked with over 50 different companies either as a sales engineer or as a sales manager, and has been involved with a variety of programs including commercial and military flight tests, rocket and missile programs, as well as commercial and military space vehicle applications. Steve is a U.S. Army veteran and a graduate of the United States Military Academy.